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with competitive tax regime, and business friendly environment, and regulatory environment on top of tax structure is something that also is bedevils for businesses, if you can streamline, that they have been in texas, have you a competitive environment, and california will have to beware of those incursions. neil: it does not appear that governor brown in california is too worried, the much closer threat to him is nevada, you could hop across the border. if you have a choice paying 13%, versus zero in nevada, you would go to nevada. what do you think is going on with republicans, they look like their party about tax cuts, and little else, that, despite the press it gets governor perry doing something here that catches some people's attention, it -- republicans don't seem to be offering much new, what do you say? >> here is what people in california are going to say about you know an overture from texas, i know i have been through this many times, trying to win over investments from outside, they will say how are your schools, as republicans we need to be able to talk about education reform, and w
in the future saying this is a low growth environment. the new norm. as a result, they are all competing for the same market share, which typically, leads to pricing pressure. there's not a bigger pie growing. it's, rather, how do we slice up the pie today. >> spreeing to hear in light of the fact that the stock market is back to historic highs, but that's driven by profits of companies saying they may not have the leverage any longer. interesting to see they feel slower growth in the brick countries, but hope coming from beyond that. >> yeah, uh-huh. this year, the brick countries historically slowed down a little. you have optimism from china in the last six months, but they are moving into the next generation being a malaysia, indonesia, africa, turkey, and the like. corporates focus on that rise in consumer for opportunities to diversify the revenue stream and go after the growth. >> fascinating. look at the consumer at home and what's going on here and holding back, they are worried about the impact of higher taxes on the consumer. 77% of the american population saw the paycheck shr
in this constrained budget environment. we must help ensure dhs become a better stewart of tax dollars. recommendations by today's witnesses will help us better understand the issues that dhs faces and identify ways to help dhs improve. i look forward to their testimony. the chairman bomb that recognize the ranking member of the subcommittee, for any statement he may have. >> thank you mr. chairman. it is a pleasure to be here. i welcome witnesses and members of the subcommittee. i am looking for to working with the chairman and a bipartisan and productive manner as we conduct oversight in the department of homeland's security and other security functions. it is apparent, having met with the chairman at length, that we see eye to eye on many issues related to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department. i appreciate his collaboration as we move this important agenda for tweets this is our first subcommittee meeting at cannot think of a better issue to examine. the department of, security has one of the largest budget in the federal government. each year brings in $40 million in
, a political environment that could, in fact, i in danger and threaten the civil freedoms of the united states, if all of a sudden the american people demand a response that congress feels it must respond and civil liberties could be the first thing that goes overboard. you mentioned the national defense authorization act. i think it's a very legitimate concern. one of the principal focu focusf our advisory panel, principle focuses was whether or not and how you use the military in the homeland. if you create a panic or a stress environment in the united states, there is a danger that the executive branch will simply respond and use whatever resources are available to it without regard to law or restrictions such as -- which, of course, we know a doctrine that prohibits the use of military and homeland. it was one of the five principal focuses of our advisory panel, our concern over this type of environment. the ndaa, the national defense authorization act in fact in our view does begin to move the military into a domestic responsibility and into a domestic function. this is not good. and that
on our news panel tonight are paul rogers, "san jose mercury news" environment writer. peter hecht, "sacramento bee reporter" and author of "weed land" due out later this year from university of california press. and kara swisher, editor of "all things digital." well, silicon valley's economic growth is outpacing the rest of the state in terms of jobs and per capita income. posting some of the highest numbers since the recession. that according to a study released today at the annual state of the valley conference in san jose. kara, you were there with the movers and shakers in the valley. give us a sense of the mood. are people feeling good about the economy? >> it's the one part of the economy across globally that the u.s. excels in and continues to excel in, and, you know, there's been a lot of job growth in the area, a lot of innovation. some of the stocks are up, not all of them. it's a good time right now especially in an economy that has issued all over the place. >> one of the things that came out in the state of the valley report is san francisco has grown as a tech hub an
of companies that are ripe for the picking. they'd like an easier business environment where they're more welcome than in california, and they'd like lower taxes. >> one local police, chevron, plans to move 800 jobs from the bay area to houston. house democratic minority leader nancy pelosi believes that shrinking the national debt can improve america's business climate. >> again, we have to make a judgment about what to -- how do we get growth with jobs, that's where the revenue comes from. you don't get it by cutting into education, cutting back on investments in science and national institutes of health, food safety. you name it. >> ama: the san francisco democrat also said the national debt has reached, quote. i moral levels. >> job creation and economic growth will be key to president barack obama's "state of the union" address this week. you can watch the state of the union here on abc and abc7 on tuesday at 6:00 p.m. >>> still to come at 6:00. a deadly helicopter crash in southern california. the tv show the chopper was working on. >> plus, local and military first responders getti
, they will cripple our ability to grow our economy and provide an environment where all americans have the opportunity to lead healthy, safe and productive lives. that is what really brings us together here today because sequestration is about more than numbers on a ledger. there are real people behind these numbers and their lives and livelihoods are on the line. these cuts have consequences and every american will pay the price. with fewer food inspectors we will be more susceptible to foodborne illness. we will be at greater risk of deadly disease outbreak as public health laboratories close. with fewer air traffic controllers flights will be curtailed. classroom size will increase as teachers are laid off. national parks will close up. we will be less safe with fewer police on the streets and we will wait longer to cure debilitating diseases like cancer and alzheimer's. today ndd united is sending two members of congress and the white house a 72 page letter signed by 3200 national, state and local organizations including those represented here today to stop the political brinksmans
cocaine and now are we going to do wait until the baby gets into environment real neglect abuse in the eye of the law around a drug infested environment? i think it's terrible that she was able to keep this baby. >> bill: i agree with you. what is the why? why the five jurists the highest in the state of new jersey see it the other way and don't do anything literally nothing to this mother? why? dr. walsh? >> they don't do it because they say it's not a human yet. it's a fetus. >> bill: even when two days from being birthed? >> apparently you have to have a crack pipe in your mouth while you are in labor and keep it in your mouth as the baby is handed into your arms for anything to be done. >> bill: i don't know if it will be done then, but you see that little bit differently i understand? >> bill, the court absolutely got it right here. parents have a constitutional right to raise and maintain their kids without undue interference from the government. and the bottom line is that the division of youth services here showed four documents, bill. this was a travesty. we left this child alone
environment, like the shooting range like this one. but last saturday, when he brought former marine 25-year- old eddie ray roth to a shooting range, he turned his weapon kyle. >> three men arrived at the rough creek lodge around 3:15 p.m. on the day of the murder. around 5:00 p.m., hunting guide that works for rough creek came across the two men. they were unresponsive. apparent gunshot wounds. >> reporter: kyle moved back to texas to be with his family after leaving the navy seals in 2009. he became famous following his best-selling book, american sniper, where he describes his 150 confirmed kills, appearing on "the o'reilly factor." >> so you were committed to killing these people because you and your heart believed that they deserved to die. >> i wasn't so much committed to killing them as i was, i'm committed to making sure every service member that was over there, whether american or allied, came home. >> reporter: kyle paired with fitco cares foundation, a nonprofit providing life coaching to in-need veterans. his friend, chad littlefield, was also gunned down. the attorney claims his
environment than impactor traffic operations. the test sites will also inform the agents he has we develop standards for certifying unmanned aircraft to determine the necessary air-traffic requirements. in addition to the test sites, essay is published a notice in the federal register, asking the public to review privacy language and provided good. the broad outline of the privacy proposal will require each site to ensure their privacy policies address the following. notice for awareness, choice and consent, access and participation, integrity and security and finally, enforcement mechanisms to do with violations of these policies. the faa thinks a test sites will provide important information that will inform our uas process moving forward. with respect to research and development efforts, we are working in four areas. control and communication, maintenance and repair and human factors. research in all four areas is critical as the opening statements have mentioned. a written statement contains more details on each area, but i'd like to take a moment to highlight the work we are doing wit
constrained environment. these challenges combined with these destabilizing effects of terrorist and critical networks will make general rodriquez' task at africom among the most complicated in the department. an additional matter in the africom aor is committee watches closely is the ongoing u.s. support operations in central africa to assist the multinational effort to remove joseph kony and his top lieutenants from the battlefield. this committee and general inhofe has been very active in this effort and assad to ensure that this mission is adequately resourced including additional intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. general rodriquez i know you are familiar with this mission and the committee looks forward to hearing from you about it and to working with you on it and so many of the other challenges he will be facing. i'm going to turn the gavel over to senator kaine who has agreed to take over because i must go to the floor and i i will call upon the senator inhofe. >> thank you mr. mr. mr. chair i join you in welcoming our witnesses. i've had an opportunity to get
to learn how uas operate in different environments and how they impact air traffic operations. the test sites also inform the agency as we develop standards for certifying unmanned aircraft and determine the necessary air traffic requirements. in addition to the test sites, faa is publishing a notice in the federal register asking the public to review draft privacy language and provide input. the broad outline of faa's privacy proposal will require each test site to ensure their privacy policies address the following: notice or awareness, choice and consent, access and participation, integrity and security, and, finally, enforcement mechanisms to deal with violations of these policies. the faa thinks the test sites will provide important information that will inform our integration process moving forward. with respect to faa east research and development efforts, we are working in four areas, void, control and communication, maintenance and repair, and human factors. research in all four areas are critical as the opening statements mentioned. my written statement contains more details o
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places to be safer. in the short term, we can just decide to live in more urban environments. a wonderful study, you know, dick jackson famously asked the question in what sort of environment are you most likely to die in a pool of blood? that's how he puts it to his audiences. [laughter] and they compared murder by strangers, crime, to car crashes and added the two together. they looked at portland, vancouver and seattle in all three places, you were 15% safer in the grittiest inner city than the leafy suburbs because of the connell by nation of the two. -- combination of the two. and then finally asthma. who talk abouts about asthma? fourteen americans die every day from asthma. okay, that doesn't sound like a huge amount. it's three times the rate of the '90s and it's entirely due to motor exhaust. the sickest places in america are those places which are the most car dependent. and, you know, in phoenix you've got four months out of the year that healthy people are not supposed to leave their houses because of the amount of driving that's going on. so, again, what's the solution? the c
to believe them. melissa: how do you pick your bets in this environment? do you buy the index? do you buy etf? do you buy real estate? >> i like etf's. you know that. the symbol is rfp. it says if it is a broadening, rising market, you want to get into the goal weight etf's. you want to get the equal movement. melissa: david kotok, thank you so much for coming on. lori: senate democrats are offering an alternative plan. republicans already saying it does not stand a chance. here is rich and sends in washington with the latest. rich: congress settle taxes earlier this year. they are offering a minimum 30% effective tax rate for income for more than a million dollars. cutting spending on the military that appears to drop anyway. ending direct farm subsidies. the white house approves saying republicans in congress face a simple choice. do they protect investments and health care or do they continue to prioritize and protect tax loopholes that benefit the very few? republicans are waiting for the senate to vote first. >> when the senate passes a plan, we will be happy to take a look at it. until
of the city, which was fountain square and environs. >> infrastructure. >> we had an infrastructure strategy. develop the banks, which is the river front. and begin to redevelop -- >> not your banks. the banks of the river. >> i was on board. >> the banks of the river. not the other banks. to your point, at the local level, a group came together, it was clearly in all of the stakeholders -- >> and that's a lot better than going to the federal government begging for that money and then the rest of the 49 states pay for it. >> it's all about leadership. if somebody has the courage, you know, to make a declaration about what winning might be, i think you'd be surprised at the number of americans that would stand up and stand behind it. >> so, a year ago, we'll just, you know, you did run. &g, we'd be remiss. >> three years ago. >> right. but a year ago, i looked at your successor and he was, i mean, there were -- did you make barbarians at the gate? who did you say made that up? >> eddie -- >> but he did and you got in trouble for saying it. anyway, for whatever reasons, mcdonald's was under as
to create an environment that's friendly to firms to create jobs. >> the tax burden -- i was going to say, the tax burden on corporation is the lowest it's been in decades. >> because they're locating the jobs overseas. that's how the curve works. >> 11 european union commissioners, including the conservative finance minister of germany has signed on to the financial transaction tax. i think you're seeing an understanding of a 21st century economy and how it treats capital. not in this country, not from the republicans. but if i could just say one important thing. last night, the investment, the call for the investment in universal pre-k early education. this is an investment -- >> woodruff: yeah, i wanted to ask you both quickly to respond to that. >> any advanced country understands this is a public investment in our children, our future, and if we want to see upward mobility restored in a country that prides itself, has prided itself on that, this is one step. >> and i think this is one place where, refreshingly, we might see some bipartisan action because i think most republicans i ta
contends liberals are guilty of bullying their opposition and creating an environment that discourages political debate. this heritage foundation event is a little under an hour. [applause] >> pleasure to be here. i am a huge fan of heritage foundation, everything they do. one townauld.com was part of heritage foundation it occurs to become a syndicated column. i have a fourth book before "bullies" that is prime-time propaganda, fear and intimidation, i spoke here at heritage for that too. i am also the editor at large of bright barred news and hosted radio locally in los angeles and if you have and ipad and continue, 69 in the morning pacific time. let's talk about andrew bright bart, and mentor of mine. he had just seen a column that i wrote for the ucla daily bruin and as he was wanted is sitting in a greek taco joint in westwood, saw the column and e-mail me and at the time just to seek another half, we got together and became fast friends and one thing we talked about a lot is we knew each other, used to talk a lot about how the left were a bunch of bullies and what the left reall
? >> i think the white house has done quite a bit and frankly in today's political environment the truth is you always have to find something to complain about, something to throw rocks at, and border security just happens to be it for the time being or the conversation about the white house's essentially a statement of principles, so i think in the current environment something is going to get done. you can tell by all the activity. you can tell by the fact that tempers are high right now and all of that bodes well for the final passage of the immigration bill this session of congress. >> tempers, tension, clearly high and it is not always just about the specifics of the plan. let me play for you a clip of what senator mccain had to say on "meet the press." >> we're working together, republicans and democrats. by the way, he's had no communications with republicans on the issue unlike the previous four presidents i have dealt with. >> he is not happy about barack obama. he says he is not reached out to republicans, and what role do you think the president can and could most effectively
for maryland consumers to save money and help save the environment. mary has more, mary. >> reporter: for the third year in a row, sales tax will not be collected on energy star appliances this weekend. other appliances are on the list of tax free item that is will save money. >> if they buy one of these star energy products this weekend they avoid the 6% sales tax. some of these appliances are $1,000 that's a significant savings there. they then save in the operation of the appliance because it's an energy efficient item. >> reporter: this year it'll be held saturday february 16th through monday february 18th at stores throughout maryland and consumers will find president's day discounts which really add up. >> it will give you 100 to $250 on dish washers, washing machines. >> reporter: expect major savings on air conditioners, furnaces, dehumidifies, refrigerators and cfl bulbs. >> it's a great boost for the business. it's not our busiest time of the year but it's a nice boost and it takes us through into the spring. >>> again the dates are fe
to the texas coast, but construction on the northern half has been held up by concern for the environment. in the meantime, the canadian company building the line is already laying pipe for the southern stretch, but mark strassmann has found there is a texas feud over the keystone route. >> reporter: the keystone x.l. pipeline extends two miles a day into texas. but it can't get past julia crawford. you have 650 acres, they want a very small piece. why not let them have it. >> because i don't think they have a right to it. if it was 650 inches or something i wouldn't want to take it. >> reporter: plans call to burr tri oil pipe a quarter mile upstream from crawford's creek, which is critical for her livestock and crafts. she's worried about a leak and rejected a $21,000 author from the pipeline's owner, trans-canada. the company says it's too late to go around crawford's land so trans-canada sued her. >> i just don't believe that a canadian organization that appears to be building a pipeline for their financial gain has more of a right to my land than i do. >> reporter: most ranchers here
environment. three at woodstock, 14 at o'hare and 17 in this city right now. they do point of 10 degrees it tonight in chicago. you can see high temperatures today held in the upper 20s it has not been that call for a while. our model forecast keeps it snowing in the seoul snowbelt. you can see the clouds are erupting right there there is the rain comes into our area on monday. it could change briefly to snow. 30 mi. per hour gusts 1:00 p.m. sunday. the one we're watching for late next week is coming here. this thing went off of the japanese coast a couple of days ago. this seems to be pretty accurate we will show you one models take on snow accumulations for that system on friday cautioning and stressing the fact that at this distance it's interesting to see what the models are telling us. 14 tomorrow night's sunshine followed by increasing clouds in the little warmer in the afternoon. you know things are changing. still ahead and wine expert uses his talent to help others in need. the largest social networking site to become the victim of packers. a febreze experiment. to prove
revenue. it will need to be done in an environment where as we broaden the base, we both contribute to deficit reduction and hopefully are able to lower rates. on the business side, we have a contradiction in our fiscal tax system. our statutory rate is high. our effective rate is not as high. when you look at the united states against other countries, it the statutory rate makes the u.s. look unattractive compared to others. for individual firms, their average tax rate is much lower because of all of the complicated provisions that are part of the code now. it would be a challenge to take on those individual credit. there's no way way to bring the rate down. that is something i think we need to do to maintain competitiveness abroad. >> you still believe that going down the road we need to reduce that to get the rate down? >> i do. when one looks at a table of international tax rates, it stands up at u.s. statutory rate is high. it is a complicated story to tell that the average rate is lower. it does not affect all businesses equally. we need a simpler tax code. >> could you briefl
with families, to life to changes in one's and environment, and to deal with adversity. just think about that. being productive, developing positive relationships with others, adapting to change, like adolescents, for example, dealing with adversity. we saw 30% rate of depression in new orleans after hurricane katrina. so mental health is being able to deal with these life challenges and circumstances and to be productive. it should follow then that mental disorder, mental illness represents alterations in those mental functions such that one is able to carry them out because the mood disorders, thinking disorders, were behavioral disorders. so mental disorders follow immediately from the definition of mental health. i do not want you to take your mental health for granted, because that is what we do. we take our known health for granted, and so therefore, we are not sympathetic when people have mental illnesses, because we have not thought about the fact we could lose it. we do not want to take our mental health for granted. there were five key messages in the surgeon general's report that c
tv, ben shapiro contends that liberals are guilty of bullying their opposition and creating an environment that discourages political debate. this heritage foundation event is a little under an hour. [applause] >> it's always a pleasure to be here: i'm a huge fan of heritage foundation, everything that they do, actually. they were the first outlet to pick up my syndicated column. i do have a fourth book before "bullies," i spoke here at heritage for that too. i'm also the editor at large of breitbart news, so if you're bored or have an ipad, you can tune in at 870.com. i want to start by talking about andrew breitbart. andrew was a mentor of mine. i met andrew when i was 17 years old. he had just seen a column i wrote for the ucla daily bruin, and he was sitting in a greasy taco joint, saw the column and then promptly e-mailed me. at the time, andrew was just the secret other half of the drudge report. we got together, we became fast friends. and one of the things that andrew and i used to talk about a lot because we knew each other for over a decade before his untimely death, he used to t
to texas. last week in a radio ad governor perry said texas offers a friendlier business environment than california. >>> 7:48. tomorrow night, president obama will deliver his first state of the union address of his second term. jamie dupree joins us via skype. what are you hearing about the focus of the president's state of the union address? >> reporter: the basic line out of officials from the white house the last couple of days has been that the president will focus on economic issues, job and the economy, still at the top of the list. but, of course, i would think, tori, that he will talk about a number of very detailed items like the ideas of gun and gun violence in the wake of the newtown, connecticut shootings, immigration reform issues and the budget cuts coming up on march -- march 1,the focus -- the -- march 1st. the focus the white house is saying the argument will be on economic issues. we'll see what happens tomorrow night. >> do you expect he will set a more conciliatory tone with republicans or will he still have that aggression tone at the inauguration address? >> report
environment than california. >>> tomorrow night president obama delivers his state of the union address. the white house says the main theme will be so-called pocketbook issues. policies to help the middle class. now after the state of the union address, president obama will go to three different communities explaning his proposals. the president will go to ashville, north carolina on wednesday. atlanta georgia on thursday. and chicago on friday. >>> celebrations to mark the lunar new year are being held around the world. that's in china where buddhist monks tolled the bells. more than 35,000 people have signed a petition asking president obama to make the start of the lunar new year a national holiday. billions of people worldwide support the lunar new year which is a time to return home to visit family. here in san francisco china town will celebrate the year of the snake a week from saturday with a chinese new year parade. the parade which is known for the elaborate floats and costumes dates back to the 1860s. it is considered the largest celebration outside of asia. and you can watc
plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business environment where they are more welcome and they would like lower taxes. >> local employer plans on moving 800 jobs from the bay area to houston. perry will be in southern california today. >> san francisco taxpayers could end up paying millions for the city to host the upcoming america's cup. according to the "san francisco chronicle", sunday raising efforts to cover $34 million in police and transportation and clean up are falling short with only $14 million for the event that is in six months. taxpayers could be saddled with the remaining $20 million. it was supposed to bring in $300 million but now there are only three international teams rather than 12. >> a change coming to a popular brand of bourbon but makers mark says you will not not it, from 90 proof to 84 proof. the company says it is watering down the whiskey to stretch existing supplies to cover rising global demand. customers who are already complaining about the change on social sites but the officials insist the taste will be the same. >> "new york
perry says texas offers a friendlier business environment than california. >>> president obama will deliver his state of the union address. white house says the main theme will be so-called pocketbook issues. policies to help the middle class. last week the president gave house democrats a preview of what he will say. >> i'm going to be talking about making sure that we are focused on job creation in the united states of america. >> the white house says after the state of the union address, president obama will travel to three different communities explaning the proposals in his speech. the president will go to ashville, north carolina on wednesday. atlanta, georgia on thursday. and chicago on friday. >>> tracy police are asking for the public's help to find the driver involved in a fatal hit and run. a bicyclist was hit and killed in a crash last wednesday on shulty road. police are looking for a dark can alreadied late '90s model sedan. anyone with information on the drivers identity or car is asked to contact tracy police. >>> time now 5:47. gun owners stocked up on ammo at
worked close closely with the office of civil rights to design policies to help improve the environment for our students. many parents hope the federal investigation will be a wake-up call for all schools to do more to stop bullying. as a result of the investigation principals and teachers must now take special training to recognize disability based harassment. reporting live from palo alto, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you, marianne. we have an update now to a developing story out of the east bay. police are involved in a standoff with a suspected bank robber. it unfolded this evening -- this morning at the easy 8 motel near 880 and maory avenue. police say three armed men stormed the bank about four miles away in fremont this afternoon. they escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. right now one man has surrendered to police. two others are still inside. we're going to continue to follow this story and bring you an update as it's warranted. >>> the nightly commute is taking longer for some cal train passengers. riders are experiencing delays of a half hour following
is different than the environment started 100 years ago but the editorial focus is to challenge our readers assumptions. from one perspective why wouldn't all media do that? and i think particularly in 2013 in the environment where it does not. on the women of the spectrum when i call the newspapers used to be the dominant news delivery method. it's now "the new york times" also the huffingtonpost.com, the daily beast. it gives you information about what happened jester date. it tends to be hit line driven cut it tends to be what you read at 9 a.m.. it's part of my media every day and part of everyone's media digest. on the other end of the spectrum it is a starkly -- historic the their fan magazines and it's been largely about storytelling wedding of things like "the new york times" magazine or the new yorker or other relief venerable new yorker books, other really venerable publications which take time to read and context and it pretty educated audience. for us we are trying to position ourselves in the space in between the two. the goal at the new republic is to do great writing, the typ
is in a cold environment and she wants us to believe the blood is rushing from her eyes and her auditory system to keep the rest of her warm, fine. >> what happens to your eyes? what are you, a vampire? >> i am struggling to keep this clean. i don't want anybody pissed off in the control room. >> diane, how does it feel in your whole life you will never do anything as heroic as kate upton did. >> when you look at the photographs what you get is antarctica looks like a green screen of antarctica. >> the guy does a photo shop. >> put a picture of an iceberg be behind you in a studio in l.a. and you are done. >> i realize the huge photo crew and the assistants and all of them are looking at the table and saying -- shut up. >> bill, your parents tried to leave you in antarctica once, but unfortunately you found your way back. how cold is it there? >> very cold. and b i am the real hero for making it back. and i for one sympathize with ms. upton. i too started going blind. >> bill was raised, home schooled by a flock of empire penguins for three years. >> really? >> absolutely. >> that was actually
to filibuster. dick durbin said at the time: cenk: positive environment, the republicans aren't going to filibuster anymore. they got a deal, so we didn't have to take it away. what happened today when senator hagel, a republican up for secretary of defense? the republicans filibustered. >> on this vote, the aye58 the nays 40, one senator announced present. 50% of the senators not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to. cenk: even though 58 senators say yes let's end the debate and confirm him nope, not going to end the debate, because the republicans filibustering. now harry reid is shocked to find out that the republicans were not true to their word! >> the republicans have made an unfortunate choice to up the level here in washington. just when you thought things couldn't get worse, it gets worse. we need this vote today. why? times like this, it's nice to have a secretary of defense. cenk: man, harry reid, oh, you're killing 'em you're killing 'em take it easy, brother. this is the guy who gave it away earlier, allowing them to filibuster in the first place.
last year in what it termed a deteriorating environment for press freedom. the committee to protect journalists says 232 journalists were jailed last year, the highest number since surveying began in 1990. 70 journalists were killed in a line of duty, an increase of more than 40% from the previous year. a top native american leader is urging house lawmakers to reauthorize the violence against women act and follow tribal governments to prosecute non- native men who abuse women on tribal lands. jefferson kiel, president of the national congress of american indians, made the remarks thursday in the state of indian nations address. he said the death rate of native women on some reservations is 10 times the national average. nearly 60% of native women are married to non-native men, and according to justice department data, non-native men carry out 70% of reported rapes against native women. >> today, tribes to not have the authority to prosecute non- natives who beat, raped, or even kill women on tribal lands. state and federal authorities are often hundreds of miles away without the loc
environment. it doesn't determine that you're going to be a failure. the gun violence, regardless of how many laws are passed, it's up to the people to unite to build stronger bridges of communication, to make a difference in the commy.
environments for young people and their families where they feel comfortable asking for help. i am counting on america's doctors to help lead his conversations. the care you provide for your patience will always be your first job. today, there are many other ways for doctors to make a difference in peoples lives lives. starting with contributing to the transformation of our health care system. we have made great progress in the last few years. i look forward to working on that progress and creating a health system that patients vomit doctors, and this country deserve. thank you all for what you do every day. [applause]>> today, rhode island senator sheldon whitehouse, author and former white house advisor, and representatives from the sierra club will be among the speakers at the forward on climate rally. coverage beginning at noon eastern here on c-span. >> i think the women themselves in many cases, were interested in politics but had no vehicle to express that in their own lives. they were attracted to men who were going to become politically active or were already politically after if -
was a traditional medicine woman of my people. i learned early on the value of our environment. she was known as dr. sophie t homas and her words are still with me today. and what she told us was when we take care of the land, the land would take care of us. [applause] if we destroy this land, we will destroy ourselves. i am speaking on behalf of the alliance from northern british columbia. it translates to people of the earth. i am part of those people from the northern regions of the northwest territories, down to my cousin's, a navajo of arizona. we formed an alliance to stop the enbridge it will project that plans to bring tar sands will been to the coast of british columbia, which will then be put on tankers to go to the asian markets. the alliance is supposed to irresponsible environmental damaging projects that puts our communities, our water, our culture, our land, our fish, our animals, and most importantly, our plants, at risk free it it puts at risk my neighbors to the east of me that live in the tar sands. the government does not recognize these people. and these people have been dying
to be a unit with n an open environment where inmates are allowed outside their cells for no less than 14 hours a day. a federal judge is to rule on this interesting request very soon. >> united nations investigators say both sides are committing war crimes in serbia syria. they aexcuse fighters and rebels of violating all kinds of laws, including murder, rape and torture in the two-year conflicted that has now killed an estimated 70,000 men, women and children. they captured a key government checkpoint in aleppo. they reportedly captured an army base but control of that airport could mark a huge win for the opposition and could potentially spark a major shift in syria's civil war. >> we're getting a look at hagel's response to one of his toughest critics and it's apparently helping his chances to become the next defense secretary. white house says it's just a back-up plan but some republicans say, a new report is making them wonder whether president obama really wants to cut a deal on immigration reform. what is coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. to grow,
. i mean, when you put 4,000 people together in a closed environment, it creates a situation where you can have any type of gastrointestinal illness take over. but for the most part, cruise ships do handle these situations well. and this was a specific so this can carry a little bit of high risk, but for sure, i'm sure, you know, carnival cruise line did everything possible, and hand sanitizers were used as much as possible. and hopefully everything will be okay after this. >> yeah. all right, well thank you very much. please don't go anywhere. we'll be needing to talk to you in a bit. >> let me introduce you to the atkins family. this is a family i talked to earlier in the day. rusty, ben, and this must be brianna. >> that's right. >> welcome back. >> happy valentine's day. looks like they remembered. >> somebody certainly remembered. how do you feel? >> excited to be on land. i kissed it when i first got off. >> you did? literally benlt down and kissed it? wow. >> you're not the first to tell us, actually. there were a number on people getting on the ground. for you now to be back wi
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